Join us to hear about some inspiring stories of how public libraries adapted to service delivery during COVID-19; innovative approaches to literacy and reading during this time; listen to international library leaders contemplate the future; plus meet some of the worlds amazing Children’s Laureates and Ambassadors. AND we have a specially curated session in Portuguese.  The Literacy and Reading + Public Libraries mid-term is the place to be!

Join IFLA’s Public Libraries and Literacy and Reading Sections for our Reflecting Back & Thinking Forward online mid-term Seminar 12-15April 2021.

On 12th April  we invite you to ‘meet’ the world’s Children’s Laureates/Ambassadors and hear of their vision for the future – the virtual equivalent of ‘Welcome Drinks’.

On the 13th and 14th we will be look at how public libraries worldwide have responded to COVID and how the lessons learnt will impact the future. We will also explore some of the great initiatives around reading and literacy that have emerged during this time and how we can expand on this. We are also excited to be offering a session in Portuguese which also explores these issues.

Our program will wind up on the 15th with the mid-term meeting of both Standing Committees. Everyone is welcome.

For further information and to register (essential) please visit our website. The event is FREE.

We’re looking forward to catching up with you soon and Spread the Word!